Doctor Who has splintered one, but created two actors from the network''s growing talent list. Yasmin Finney is the latest cast member in the upcoming BBC series. It comes a week after news that Jodie Whittaker will make her own debut on the series. This time, the BBC has confirmed that 18-year-old Heartstopper actor Finney will make her own debut in the series, making her the first transgender actress to join Doctor Who''s main cast.
David Tennant and Catherine Tate will play both the Tenth Doctor and Donna Noble in the series in 2023. However, although Yasmin is on the rise, you may be keen to know more about her before of the 60th anniversary celebrations. Here''s all you need to know about it.
Who Is Yasmin Finney?
Yasmin Finney is an English actor and internet personality known for her portrayal of Elle Argent, an 18-year-old actress on Netflix''s new LGBTQA+ high school drama Heartstopper, which was released on the streaming platform in March. The pair follows students Charlie Spring (Joe Locke) and Nick Nelson (Kit OaConnor), who marry at Truham Grammar School for Boys.
Finney plays Elle, a Charlieas friend who flees to a girlas school from the all-boys school, and has forged friendship with Tara Jones (Corinna Brown) and Darcy Olsson, two lesbian parents.
Finney, who is married to a Manchester-born, has grown up in over 1.2 million followers, which helped her to broaden her voice, and raised her profile, and will play Elle in Heartstopper next year. Finney also recently announced that she was one of the faces of the NYX Professional Makeup Proudly Pro-You platform.
Yasmin Finney said about his accession to Doctor Who?
Finney says she has been expressing her deep gratitude after being introduced to the popular BBC show. aIf anyone had informed Yasmin that one day shead would be included into this iconic show, I would never in a million years believed them, according to Finney. aThis show has not only made my year, but itas made my life. I cannot wait to begin this journey and for you all to see how Rose blossoms. Get ready.a